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Free Crochet Christmas Bells
Doily
                                     Christmas Bells Doily


Materials: 1 -175 Ball Red Crochet Cotton, Small Amt of White & Green

Steel Crochet Hook Size 11

Center:

With red, ch 10, sl st to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, 18 sc in ring, sl st to join.

Rnd 2: 2 dc in first st, * ch 2, skip 1 st, 2 dc in next st, repeat from * around. Sl st to join.

Rnds 3-5: Ch 6, sc in center of ch around.

Rnd 6: Shell st in center of ch (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc), repeat around in each ch space, sl st to join.

Rnd 7: Sl st into ch 2 space, * work 2 tr, in center of ch 2, ch 20, repeat from * around, sl st to join.

Rnd 8: Over each ch 20 loop, work 20 scs around, sl st to join, fasten off red.

Rnd 9: Attach white in the same place as you just fastened off the red. * Ch 10, sc in 4th st, repeat from * around, sl st to join.

Rnds 10-13: Ch 10, sc in center of ch 10 of previous rnd, repeat around, sl st to join, fasten off at the end of rnd 13.

Rnd 14: Attach green, in each ch 10 of rnd 13 work a shell of (5 dc, ch 2, 5 dc), sl st to join, fasten off.

Bells: (make 28):

With red, ch 10, sl st to form a ring.

Row 1: Work 9 dc in ring.

Rows 2-4: Ch 3, dc in first st and in every st across. (this will increase 1 dc in each row)

Row 5: Ch 3, dc in first st, * ch 1, dc in next st, repeat from * across, fasten off.

Border:

Attach red in the ch 2 space of green shell of rnd 14, ch 15, sc in center of next ch 2 space of next shell, repeat this around, sl st to
join.

On this rnd you will be attaching the bells to the doily.

Work 15 sc over ch 15 loop, work 7 sc in next loop (at this point you will be working a bell with the next sc), holding a bell in place, sc
into the loop on the bell and work also around the ch 15, work 7 scs on the rest of ch, repeat around. You will be adding a bell every
other loop, fasten off at end of rnd.

Attaching Bottom of Bells Together:

With red, attach to bottom corner of bell, ch 3, sc in first st, ch 3, sc in next st, repeat this across bell, at last st in bell, attach next
bell by sc together, repeat this around until all bells are joined together, fasten off.

Finishing:

This doily must be blocked. Wet the doily, stretch and secure doily with straight pins until dry.